This German ale flys in the face of the Reinheitsgebot, also known as the German Beer Purity Law that stated the only ingredients in beer can be Malt, Water, Hops and Yeast. This is an take on an old German recipe from the Cottbuss region (hence Kottbusser) where the Reinheitsgebot was not immediately enforced. Brewed with Pilsner and wheat malt and German noble hops Tettnang and Hallertau. What made this beer illegal was our addition of Oats, Honey and Molasses. The resulting ale is crisp, clean and complex.
drfabulous (3398) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
32 ounce growler fill from Whole Foods. Light yellow in color. Crisp. Honey present. Almost pils meets ale. Interesting beer overall and refreshing.
shrubber85 (6515) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Orange/apple and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet lightly spiced orange/lemon and barley/oat malt flavor. Great blending. Delicious - a great summer beer.
ContemplateBeer (1353) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma is floral up front, with light honey, white grape and slight toast. Appearance is yellow/straw with white head. Flavor of sweet, crackery malts with light floral, toast finish. Palate is slightly bubbly. Tasty.
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